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François Giroux joined BCF in 2005 as a partner, after spending several years as a tax partner in another Montreal law firm.

Since his admission to the Barreau du Québec in 1995, Mr. Giroux has practiced in the field of tax law, more particularly in corporate tax planning, corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, transfers of privately-owned or family businesses and the taxation of financial products. His clientele consists mainly of entrepreneurs who do business in various economic fields, in Canada and in the United States.

For several years, Mr. Giroux has taught the Estate Planning course in the Master’s of Law program, with a Tax option at the École des hautes études commerciales. Mr. Giroux regularly presents conferences on tax-related topics, including the transfer of businesses, in professional seminars and symposiums.

Professional affiliations

  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Association de planification fiscale et financière

Involvement

  • Instructor, Estate Planning course in the Master’s of Law program, Tax option, at HEC Montréal.

  • Conferences on topics related to tax and the transfer of businesses – various colloquia and conventions.

Publications

  • "Détention d'un immeuble aux États-Unis : Aspects fiscaux américains et canadiens," Congrès 2004, Association de planification fiscale et financière, Montreal, 2005.
  • "Table ronde sur la fiscalité fédérale," Association de planification fiscale et financière (Congrès 2003), Montreal, 2004.
  • "Utilisation d’un contrat d’assurance vie comme sûreté d’un prêt – Mise à jour," Association de planification fiscale et financière (congrès 2003), Montreal, 2004.
  • "Utilisation d’entités résidentes au Canada, à l’extérieur du Québec," Association de planification fiscale et financière (Congrès 2002), Montreal, 2003.
  • "L’assurance vie et les créanciers," Association de planification fiscale et financière (Congrès 2002), Montreal, 2002.
  • "Les conventions de retraite," Association de planification fiscale et financière(Congrès 2000), Montreal, 2001.

Contact

514 397-6926
francois.giroux@bcf.ca

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Assistant(s)

Vanessa Vertus

514 397-6699 #3455
vanessa.vertus@bcf.ca

Wendy Tomalty

514 397-6699 #3329
wendy.tomalty@bcf.ca

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